SJEH Graduates Residents Residents of the post-graduate medical education programs at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital South Shore graduated in June. Sixteen residents graduated from the allopathic training program in internal medicine that is affiliated with State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn. Fourteen graduated from the osteopathic residency programs affiliated with the American Osteopathic Association; three graduated from the residency program in podiatry affiliated with the New York College of Podiatric Medicine. On July 1, new physicians will begin their residencies at St. John’s. St. John’s has 72 positions in its allopathic residency programs and 88 interns and residents in the osteopathic residency. Pictured, Internal Medicine residents celebrated their graduation at a ceremony and dinner with faculty on June 11, 2003, at Cho-Sen Island in Lawrence, NY.
Gilbert Makabali, MD, Chairman of the Department of Surgery at St. John’s, handed a going-away present to the graduating surgical chief resident, Victor Taranto, DO, at a ceremony and dinner on June 17, 2003, at the Inwood Country Club. In the background (from left to right) were: Sheldon Sirota, DO, Director of Medical Education for Osteopathic Programs, and Thomas Lubeski, DO, Associate Program Director of Surgery and Assistant Director of Medical Education at St. John’s.